Choose language

Forgot your password?

Need a Spoofbox account? Create one for FREE!

No subscription or hidden extras


Benjamin Franklin

Read through the most famous quotes from Benjamin Franklin

Instead of cursing the darkness, light a candle.

— Benjamin Franklin

#proverb #inspirational

If all printers were determined not to print anything till they were sure it would offend nobody, there would be very little printed.

— Benjamin Franklin

#determined #little #nobody #offend #print

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.

— Benjamin Franklin

#best #interest #investment #knowledge #pays

If everyone is thinking alike, then no one is thinking.

— Benjamin Franklin

#freedom-of-thought #individuality #freedom

It is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority.

— Benjamin Franklin

#duty #independent-thought #independence

Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.

— Benjamin Franklin


Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.

— Benjamin Franklin

#ignorant #learn #much #shame #unwilling

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that's the stuff life is made of.

— Benjamin Franklin

#enjoy-life #indolence #live-in-the-moment #life

Never confuse motion with action.

— Benjamin Franklin

#confuse #motion #never

Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.

— Benjamin Franklin


About Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin Quotes

Did you know about Benjamin Franklin?

He facilitated many civic organizations including a fire department and a university. From 1785 to 1788 he served as governor of Pennsylvania. His colorful life and legacy of scientific and political achievement and status as one of America's most influential Founding Fathers have seen Franklin honored on coinage and money; warships; the names of many towns counties educational institutions namesakes and companies; and more than two centuries after his death countless cultural.

Franklin always proud of his working class roots became a successful newspaper editor and printer in Philadelphia the leading city in the colonies. He was also partners with William Goddard and Joseph Galloway the three of whom publiBenjamin Franklind the Pennsylvania Chronicle a newspaper that was known for its revolutionary sentiments and criticisms of the British monarchy in the American colonies.

back to top